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As companies begin building the next generation of applications in the cloud, managing these applications and services is becoming increasingly challenging. For example, the retail industry is no longer just a collection of brick and mortar stores that sell goods and services during business hours. …Monitoring
Google today announced that its Cloud Messaging push notification service now supports sending push notifications to iOS devices. In addition, Google now allows developers to set up so-called ‘topics’ within their apps so users can choose the subjects they are interested in getting notified about …Google
Google intends to be the center of the connected home with its new “internet of things” operating system, Brillo.
Google Brillo is designed to run on and connect multiple low-power devices, connecting anything from a washing machine to a rubbish bin and linking in with existing Google …Google
Cisco Live US 2015 is just around the corner, and will start in San Diego on June 7th, running through Thursday 11th June. I’m surprised and honoured to be one of the folks wearing a “Cisco Live Speaker” shirt, and I’m looking forward to sharing some of what I’ve been working on over the past year …Vendor
At its 2015 I/O keynote, Google focused mostly on optimizing Android — but that's actually a pretty big project. A lot of the updates involved reducing friction: there were updates to Android designed to make moving between apps and the web smoother, updates to Android Wear designed to make it …Google
While teens and young adults are usually thought to be more tech savvy then middle-aged adults, new research suggests millennials are more lackadaisical about being safe online.
A new study looked at the basic ways people maintain their online security, and millennials consistently performed poorly …Research
Maybe it’s the climate, the low taxes, or the general friendliness, but whatever it is, Texas is king when it comes to attracting population growth …Texas
Now anyone can buy the Project Tango test tablet, but Google cautions that it may not be everyone's cup of tea.
Google's Project Tango tablet, a …Google
Nina Lutz was treated for osteosarcoma at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, one of 6 U.S. medical facilities in the Virtual Pediatric Network (VPN). Linked by Cisco collaboration technologies, physicians at VPN facilities can share their knowledge and collaborate on cases -- giving patients with …Cancer
On the most recent episode of Bones, a team of forensic anthropologists scanned and uploaded a skeleton to the cloud, so that another team could download and print the bones halfway around the world and solve a murder. This is, of course, a TV show, but the technology employed is not far from …Archaeology
Certain items are at the top of every camper’s packing list, such as a flashlight and a compass. The bushcraft-DIY alternatives — a flaming torch and …Outdoors
IKEA is currently known for its budget-friendly, hard-to-assemble furniture, but it may be associated with smart home technology in the future. The …IKEA
For Google to continue to expand its global ambitions, it’s going to have to get more people on the Internet. And it’s going to have to make sure its products work in areas with spotty service and low-bandwidth connections.
Around 2.8 billion people currently have access to the Internet of the …Google
Google announced a new smart home platform called Brillo on stage at its annual Google I/O developers conference on Thursday. The platform is Google's first big move into the Internet of Things space.
Google executive Suchar Pichai revealed that the platform is derived from Android and will provide …Google
It’s been no secret that President Obama’s goal of 1 million plug-in electric cars on U.S. roads won’t be met by the end of this year.
That’s the goal he announced on the campaign trail toward winning his first term in 2008.
The actual number is likely to be perhaps 400,000 or so; the 1-million goal …Electric Vehicles
What if your wrist could confirm that your Monday meetings actually cause you stress? And what the heck are you supposed to do about it?
WellBe is a new wearable concept by Zach Sivan and Doron Libshtein, the heads behind the virtual meditation site Mentors Channel. The bracelet claims to go beyond …Tracking Devices
Chinese electronics giant Lenovo unveiled a slew of new products at its inaugural “Tech World” event in Beijing yesterday, including laptops, personalized search experiences powered by Microsoft’s Cortana, a new media streaming device, an enterprise-focused storage product, and a tablet for …Lenovo
Joe Oxenbury was born without a left hand. “It was a glitch,” says his father, Chris. “That’s what the doctors told us. His hand just didn’t grow …3D Printing
In case you missed it, here a summary of Karen Walker’s latest blog on the IoE Blog site that reaches out to all those in the Oil and Gas Industry:
“…we recently published a new report that shows a global oil and gas (O&G) industry awash with disruption, and primed for digital transformation. Low …The Future
GoPro CEO Nick Woodman announced two new products on stage on stage at Re/code's Code Conference on Wednesday: A six-camera system for shooting spherical videos and a quadcopter.
The six-camera product will start shipping in the second half of this year and will cost more than $3000. That price …Virtual Reality
Google I/O begins Thursday, kicking off with the usual keynote from the search giant during which it generally drops a lot of news. We’ll be there to cover it live as it happens, but a lot of info, rumor and speculation has already been making the rounds about just what we’ll see announced. Here’s …Google
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, California — Bitfinder chief executive and cofounder Ronald Ro found inspiration for his smart air quality monitor from his daughter.
She was born with a skin condition, Ro told me, which made her very sensitive to dry air, sunlight, and temperature. To help manage her condition …Air Quality
Since Pebble's first Kickstarter campaign, the innovative smartwatch company has been eclipsed by Apple and Google. With the release of its new smartwatch model, the Pebble Time, the company is looking to regain the ground it has lost to competitors. The new model begins shipping on March 27, but …Apple Watch
By the end of this year, there will be more mobile video users in North America than households here that subscribe to digital TV.
That means that more people in North America will be watching online video — think services like YouTube, Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime Instant Video — on their …TV
Survey finds service providers intend to sacrifice short-term revenues to make the move, but are they really ready?Cloud Services
Storage is the lifeblood of the tech world. How is your company managing the onslaught of data and the digitization of everything? Take this survey …Enterprise Storage
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, California — Mary Meeker, a longtime Internet analyst and current partner at prominent VC firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, dropped her annual information bomb on the crowd at the Code Conference here today.
This is the 20th anniversary of Meeker’s first report. You can …Mary Meeker
Three weeks ago, DJI became the most valuable consumer drone company on earth when the venture capital firm Accel invested $75 million in the company. Today the partnership between the two parties deepens, with the announcement of the Skyfund, a joint initiative to invest in drone startups and more …Venture Capital
The military origins of wearable tech, a century before the Apple Watch
On July 9, 1916, The New York Times puzzled over a fashion trend: Europeans were starting to wear bracelets with clocks on them. Time had migrated to the human wrist, and the development required some explaining.
Transport for London (TfL) oversees a network of buses, trains, taxis, roads, cycle paths, footpaths and even ferries which are used by millions every day. Running these vast networks. so integral to so many people’s lives in one of the world’s busiest cities, gives TfL access to huge amounts of …England